Monday, April 21, 2014

Monitoring Janet Yellen

JANET YELLEN IN PROFILE

Janet Yellen is currently the Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Previously, she was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers under President Bill Clinton, and Professor Emerita at the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Anna (née Blumenthal) and Julius Yellen, a doctor, on August 13 1946. Below is a list of all the positions she has held:
  • 2010–present Vice Chairwoman, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System
  • 2004–2010 President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
  • 1997–1999 Chairwoman, President's Council of Economic Advisors
  • 1994–1997 Member, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
  • 1985–present Professor, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
  • 1982–1985 Associate Professor, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
  • 1980–1982 Assistant Professor, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
  • 1978–1980 Lecturer, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • 1977–1978 Economist, Division of International Finance, Trade and Financial Studies Section, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
  • 1971–1976 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard University
  • 1974 Research Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
She is married to, and has co-authored a number of papers with, Nobel Prize-winning economist George Akerlof, whom she met in the fall of 1977 when they were both economists at the Fed board. They married the following June and left the Fed to teach at the London School of Economics. Their only child, now a university economics professor, knew he wanted to go into economics by the time he was 13, according to CNBC.

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